DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS  
DIRECTOR'S OFFICE  
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY STANDARDS  
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory  
affairs by sections 16 and 21 of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1016 and 408.1021, and  
Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, and 2011-4, 445.2001,  
445.2011, 445.2025, and 445.2030)  
PART 90. PERMIT-REQUIRED CONFINED SPACES  
R 408.19001 Scope.  
Rule 9001. (1) These rules establish the minimum requirements for the practices and  
procedures to protect employees from the hazards associated with entry into permit-  
required confined spaces.  
(2) The provisions of these rules shall be applied unless they conflict with specific  
requirements for confined space entry in any other standard.  
(3) The regulations adopted in these rules do not apply to the construction industry,  
agricultural operations, or shipyard employment.  
History: 1993 AACS; 2017 AACS.  
R 408.19002 Adoption of federal standard.  
Rule 9002. (1) The following federal occupational safety and health administration  
(OSHA) regulations are adopted by reference in these rules:  
(a) 1910.146 "Permit-required confined spaces," effective December 27, 2011.  
(b) Appendix A “Permit-required confined space decision flow chart,” effective  
December 1, 1998.  
(c) Appendix B “Procedures for atmospheric testing,” effective June 29, 1993.  
(d) Appendix C “Examples of permit-required confined space programs,” effective  
June 29, 1993.  
(e) Appendix D “Confined space pre-entry check list,” effective June 29, 1993.  
(f) Appendix E “Sewer system entry,” effective May 19, 1994.  
(g) Appendix F “Rescue team or rescue service evaluation criteria,” effective  
December 1, 1998.  
(2) The regulations adopted in these rules have the same force and effect as rules  
promulgated under 1974 PA 154, the Michigan occupational safety and health act  
(MIOSHA), MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.  
(3) The regulations adopted in these rules are available from the United States  
Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration website:  
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(4) The regulations adopted in these rules are available for inspection at the  
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section,  
530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143.  
(5) The regulations adopted in these rules may be obtained from the publisher or  
may be obtained from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA  
Regulatory Services Section, 530 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing,  
Michigan, 48909-8143, plus $20.00 for shipping and handling.  
History: 1993 AACS; 1998-2000 AACS; 2011 AACS; 2017 AACS.  
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